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Add a View To Your Model

A View is a top level Package within a model. It can be categorized by purpose, such as Use Case View, Component View  or Deployment View, the purpose  being indicated using different icon types. Views are used to contain Packages, diagrams and elements - the building blocks of your model.

Add a View



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In the Project Browser, right-click on the Model icon (the model root node) then, from the context menu, select Add | Add View.

The Create New View dialog displays.




In the Name field, type an appropriate name for the new View.




Click on the appropriate radio button to select an icon for the View (we suggest Simple).




Click on the OK button.

The Create New View dialog closes.

The new View is created as a child of the Model root node.




·There are six types of View, which represent conventional ways of categorizing the purpose of a Model View; these Views represent different structural or behavioral aspects of the same model

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